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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Westside District

2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
United States

Phone: 520-883-1380

Email: info@desertmuseum.org

Fax: 520-883-2500

Description

  • Green Business

Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Guests will experience a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. Recently named TripAdvisor’s #5 U.S. Garden! Walking paths meander through various Sonoran Desert habitats showcasing 230 animals, 16 individual gardens, 1,200 plant species, and 56,000 plants. Highlights include Stingray Touch, the Hummingbird Aviary, Reptile, Amphibian, and Invertebrate Hall, Warden Aquarium and several live animal presentations including Raptor Free Flight where native birds of prey fly so close you can feel the brush of feathers (seasonal). Open daily year round. Hours/rates vary.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 8472 reviews
  • #2 of 295 things to do in Tucson
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Unexpected learning experience

Blend of an outdoor natural history museum, botanical garden of desert plants, mini gallery of art, nice walking trails, kids play area, and more. Helpful and friendly staff.

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Do not miss it if you are in the area

We visited on the eve of the lockdown, and the museum had curtailed some activities and attractions, but I would say at least 90% was available. However, they graciously provided vouchers for a free...

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Impressive

We ended up here as a result of kind of a drizzly morning, and glad it worked it out that way! This place has so many wonderful exhibits, indoor and outdoor. Loved the unique cave experience without...

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Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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  • Meeting Rooms/Space
  • Patio Dining
  • Private Dining Room

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150

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